You are doing an incredible job by considering quitting smoking. To help you on your journey, we have prepared a few articles and helpful resources.

Smoking tobacco can affect your mental health. Once nicotine enters your brain, within 10 seconds, it increases dopamine levels providing a sense of relaxation. Withdrawal symptoms occur and create the addiction. This cycle decreases your brain's natural production of dopamine.

Talk to your doctor about a plan and support to quit. You are not alone.

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Mental Wellness

Mental wellness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions that affect our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Many people have mental health concerns from time to time; but a mental health concern becomes an illness when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function.

Factors that contribute to mental health problems include:

  • Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry.
  • Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse.
  • Family history of mental health problems.

Mental health problems are common, but treatment and help are available. People with mental health problems can get better and many recovers completely.

Intercare healthcare professionals may help with early diagnosis and treatment. Our doctors can also refer to a wide network of mental health specialists. The following Intercare health professionals have a special interest in mental health.

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